25 juillet 2009

Seattle Art Museum's Asian Art Masterpieces Tour Japan

View of Seattle Asian Art Museum SEATTLE, WA.- Highlights of the Seattle Art Museum’s (SAM’s) renowned Asian art collection will tour to five major Japanese museums beginning this summer. Luminous Jewels: Masterpieces of Asian Art from the Seattle Art Museum opens July 25 at the Suntory Museum of Art in Tokyo and features nearly 100 of SAM’s Asian art masterpieces including paintings, screens, sculpture, ceramics, stone, wood, lacquer and metal ware. “We are honored to travel highlights of the Seattle Art Museum’s Asian... [Lire la suite]

28 juin 2009

Seattle Art Museum Announces Gifts of Art in Honor of Outgoing Director Mimi Gates

St. Sebastian Tended by St. Irene, ca. 1638-39. Attributed to Georges de La Tour and Studio, French, 1593-1653. Painting: Oil on canvas; 42 x 55 7/8 in. Gift of Richard and Elizabeth Hedreen in honor of Mimi Gardner Gates SEATTLE, WA.- The Seattle Art Museum announced that 20 works of art have entered the museum’s collection in honor of outgoing director Mimi Gates. Gates, whose last day at the museum is June 30, 2009, has been the museum’s director since 1994 and leaves behind a distinguished legacy. The SAM Board of Trustees... [Lire la suite]